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Speak for yourself

Letter to the Editor | Monday, October 8, 2007

I’m really tired of men speaking for women in The Observer. This eating disorder debacle is a perfect example. By dictating to us what is right and wrong about an eating disorder, men are perpetuating the idea that women should do and be what men say. We have minds, morals, and common sense to think for ourselves. If you want to be a woman’s ally, be there to support her. Don’t speak for her.

And Mr. Yatarola, your “Culture of Death” theory (“Anorexia and the devil,” Oct. 2) about eating disorders is not original. Just Google it.

Renee Woodward


Opus Hall

Oct. 4